ERIC Number: EJ319861
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
Short-Term Memory for Pictures and Words by Mentally Retarded and Nonretarded Persons.
Ellis, Norman R.; Wooldridge, Peter W.
American Journal of Mental Deficiency, v89 n6 p622-26 May 1985
Twelve mentally retarded and 12 nonretarded adults were compared in a Brown-Peterson short-term memory task for the retention of words and pictures over intervals up to 30 seconds. The retarded subjects forgot more rapidly over the initial 10 seconds. They also retained pictures better than they did words. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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